The candidates are asked to answer four questions:
1. What makes our organization’s mission powerful for you? What interests you most about our organization?
2. What motivates you and where do you think your strengths and weaknesses fit in with the current board?
3. What are your thoughts about our current budget and financial statements?
4. Have you considered which of our committees are a fit for you?
Shon Christy boasts almost 20 years of marketing experience and is the Founder and President of Shon Christy Social Media. In 2010 he opened Christy Creative, Ohio's first niche social media marketing firm, and has founded and sold two firms since. His work has been featured in Inside Business, Smart Business, the Akron Beacon Journal, Spirit of Philanthropy and The Young Professional Roadmap, as well as in the book Under the Rustbelt – Revealing Innovation in Northeast Ohio. Ever the entrepreneur, Christy has even launched Beckett’s Buddies, a fundraising group to support those with Down syndrome, in honor of his seven year-old son Beckett. The organization has raised more than $100,000 for local causes.
Elkaysthings specializes in creating fine art for homes and businesses & offers engaging crafting workshops for corporate events & private parties for all ages
Russell Real Estate Services - Maria Grimm, Realtor,Realtor
My clients will feel empowered, and knowledgeable for each part of the home buying or selling transaction. I bring modern real estate tools and old-fashioned family values into my work every day.
Jim began his career serving the United States Air Force as a Crew Chief on an F-15. After serving for four years, he received an Honorable Discharge and returned home to his wife where they would raise three daughters. He began his IT Career with IBM, working to switch out mice and keyboards and adding computers to the network. When his contract with IBM was coming to an end, Jim and other co-workers decided to start their own business: AtNetPlus.
AtNetPlus opened its doors in 1998 and has since grown into a leading IT managed services provider in Northeast Ohio. The company and employees pride themselves on exhibiting four service values, Character, Brilliance, Communication, and Nurturing. They specialize in IT managed services, helpdesk, IT projects, data backups, security services, and software development. They are ready to help you keep connected, keep secure, and keep working.
Edward Jones Investments- Matthew Pallo, Financial Advisor,Financial Advisor
I am a Financial Advisor with Edward Jones Investments here in Stow, OH. My Passion is working with Individual Investors, Business Owners, and Retirees to get to know what is most important to them for their Financial Future. We then work through an established process to put things in place for you to be able to reach your goals and then I stay with you for life to ensure you stay on track to achieve your goals.
I enjoy getting involved in my Community as well! I am a Member of the SMF Lions Club and the SMF Bulldog Bags organization. I cantor and I am part of the Men's Club at St. Mary Parish in Hudson, OH. I belong to the Holy Family Parish Golf League at Fox Den Golf Course in Stow, OH as well.
Western Reserve Hospital,Community Outreach Manager
Kathy Romito is currently the Community Relations Manager at Western Reserve Hospital. Kathy is responsible for establishing and maintaining all community partnerships and facilitating all hospital charitable events.
She served two terms as board president of both the Stow-Munroe Falls Chamber of Commerce and the Cuyahoga Falls Chamber of Commerce. Additionally, she is the past vice-president of Women’s Network.
Kathy earned her bachelor's degree in psychology and master's degree in counseling from Kent State University, and her certificate in development from Case Western Reserve University.
Brandon Heating & Air Conditioning,VP/Operations Manager
Wendy Supple is currently the VP/Operations Manager at Brandon Heating & Air Conditioning. Wendy is responsible for managing the behind the scenes processes that support all business operations. In partnership with her brother-in-law, Harold Hays - VP/Service and Installation Manager, Brandon Heating & Air Conditioning continues to grow and adapt to the ever changing needs of industry, technology and customer service by serving our internal and external customers with smart solutions and reliable service.
Wendy is an active member of the Stow-Munroe Falls Chamber of Commerce and has served on the Board of Directors as Secretary in 2019 and Treasurer in 2020. Brandon Heating & Air Conditioning is a proud sponsor of Stow-Munroe Falls Community Showcase, President's Club, Women2Women, Stow Bulldog Bags and Stow Community Foundation, to name a few.
Toppin Insurance Agency,Owner
I opened Toppin Insurance Agency in 2019 after working in the insurance industry since 2013. My husband, Kelly Toppin, and I have lived in Stow since 1998 and have raised our daughters, Emily and Sarah, here. Prior to insurance I was an owner of American Hospitality Coffee Service in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. I have volunteered in the Stow-Munroe Falls schools in a variety of ways as my kids were growing up, including being on the board for the Stow-Munroe Falls Band Parent Association. I am currently an active member of the Stow-Munroe Falls Rotary Club, Stow-Munroe Falls Chamber of Commerce and volunteer for Bulldog Bags. I love being a part of the Stow Community and giving back.